Service Care Solutions Ltd

Housing Litigation Paralegal

Service Care Legal are recruiting on behalf of a London Borough Council who are seeking a Legal Assistant to join the Housing department of their legal team.

The role has come about due to an increase in demand and to join them on a contract basis.

ROLE: Legal Assistant
CONTRACT: 3 months ongoing
RATE: £16.00 to £19.00 per hour, 36 hours per week

The Role

  • To assist the Lawyer sin progressing full caseloads of matters related to housing law

  • The role is to assist on residential possession actions, drafting and issuing possession proceedings and advocacy in the county court

  • Applying for bailiff warrants and some disrepair matters

The Person

  • An academic qualification or relevant working experience in a similar role would be a minimum requirement

  • At least 6 months' worth of Paralegal / Legal Assistant work experience within a Housing team is essential

  • Previous local authority experience would be highly desirable but not essential

  • Strong time management skills and the ability to communicate well across levels

If this sounds like an opportunity of interest, please contact Lloyd Stanley on 01772 208969, or email

We also welcome referrals for this position, where a successful recommendation would be worth £250.

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